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red currant

noun
  1. any of various currant shrubs of the genus Ribes, bearing an edible, red fruit.
  2. the fruit itself.
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Origin of red currant

First recorded in 1620–30
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British Dictionary definitions for redcurrant

redcurrant

noun
  1. a N temperate shrub, Ribes rubrum, having greenish flowers and small edible rounded red berries: family Grossulariaceae
    1. the fruit of this shrub
    2. (as modifier)redcurrant jelly
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